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Visioneer, Inc. is a privately owned company based in Pleasanton, California. Visioneer is a developer of a way to capture documents and photographs and integrate them with popular Microsoft Windows and document imaging applications."[1]

Founded in March 1992, Visioneer introduced a sheetfed scanner called the PaperMax.[2]

Visioneer's proprietary software application known as PaperPort was spun off and sold in 1998. The hardware side of the business was sold to Primax Electronics in January 1999, but later bought back by a private investor. In March 1999, Visioneer acquired ScanSoft from Xerox to form a new public software company with ScanSoft as the new company-wide name.

In August 2003, Visioneer announced an exclusive licensing agreement with Xerox to develop and market Xerox-branded document scanners and digital projectors under the Xerox DocuMate brand name.[3]

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  1. ^ Company website
  2. ^ Flynn, Mary Kathleen; Wiener, Leonard (November 20, 1994). "Neat Gadgets to Drool Over". U.S. News & World Report. Archived from the original on 2012-10-13.
  3. ^ Visioneer announces trademark licensing agreement with Xerox Archived May 13, 2008, at the Wayback Machine

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